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Ex-oil exec said to be next Anglican leader

Posted: November 9, 2012 at 4:45 a.m.

Justin Welby, the bishop of Durham, would become the 105th archbishop of Canterbury.

Justin Welby, the bishop of Durham, would become the 105th archbishop of Canterbury.

The bishop of Durham, Justin Welby — a former oil company executive who once said he was unable to escape “a sense of God calling” — is likely to be named the new archbishop of Canterbury, the spiritual head of the world’s estimated 77 million Anglicans, the British media reported Thursday.

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